99 stranded Nigerians arrive from Niger Republic 

... Two with medical cases


By Bose Adelaja 


CITIZENS COMPASS —A batch of 99  stranded Nigerians have arrived from Niger Republic. 

They were repatriated back to the country on Monday, in a voluntary capacity by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) landed at about 1415 hours. 

The chartered flight Sky Mali with registration number TZ-SMA

Boeing 737-500 had 15 adult females including two with medical cases and 76 adult males, seven female children, 15 male children, one female and infants respectively aboard the aircraft.

Agencies that carried out reception at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport upon arrival are Refugee Commission, NAPTIP, FAAN and Nigeria Immigration Service. 

Ibrahim Farinloye, the Coordinator, Lagos State Territorial District of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the arrival. 


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